TAKE ACTION: Small Business Recovery Initiative

 TAKE ACTION: Small Business Recovery Initiative

Tell Congress we need a comprehensive small business recovery plan now.

Our small businesses are in crisis. The number of active business owners in the United States plummeted by 3.3 million from February to April. If no further government relief is provided, one in four small business owners say they will not be able to survive beyond the next three months.

Small businesses are essential to our country’s economic and social health. They employ almost half of all private-sector workers and account for 44 percent of U.S. GDP. They are too crucial to let fail.

If you’re a small business owner, please join us in making your voice heard.


On August 3rd, a group of 100 current and former CEOs and senior executives representing some of the largest companies and pro-business organizations – Walmart, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Salesforce, Marriott, IBM, Disney, Costco, the Business Roundtable, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, among others – sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to "transcend partisanship and forge meaningful agreement on an assistance package to help our struggling small businesses and, in turn, tens of millions of Americans."

The letter urges Congress to ensure several key principles guide small business recovery:
Federally guaranteed loans, at favorable terms, that will enable small businesses to transform and sustain themselves through 2020 and well into 2021.